Mapping with Drupal and WordPress

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Presentation given at the UIC Webmasters Brownbag on 5/2/2013 on mapping possibilities using Drupal and WordPress.

Presentation given at the UIC Webmasters Brownbag on 5/2/2013 on mapping possibilities using Drupal and WordPress.

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  • 1. Mapping withDrupal & WordPressLeo Klein - May 2nd, 2013UIC Webmasters Brownbag*Turning Dates Into Places with the UIC Admissions Recruitment Calendar
  • 2. Surrounded by Dots
  • 3. Background- Academic & Enrollment Services- New Recruitment CalendarSure, no problem!Leo, can you do this?
  • 4. Fast Paced & Kinda TrickyPalazzolo, Alan, and Thomas Turnbull.Mapping with Drupal. Sebastopol, Calif:OReilly Media, [Jan.] 2012.Geospatial Modules Assessmenthttp://groups.drupal.org/node/89769"Recently, CloudMade released an open sourceJavaScript mapping library called Leaflet. It issimple and lightweight. There is also a new Leafletmodule for Drupal that provides some basicintegration between Drupal and Leaflet. It issomething to keep an eye on." p 23
  • 5. State of the Data2. Transferred Over toDrupal Content Type1. Original GoogleSpreadsheet
  • 6. Drupal : Out of the BoxOrganize your datain sophisticatedinteractive ways!Your Best Friend:Views
  • 7. Drupal Mapping OptionsNoobie: Trial by ErrorThrown one combination against the wall and see whatsticks - over and over and over again...Smart Set (a.k.a. works4me)Address (kinda, sorta, maybe not)GeocoderGeofieldLeaflet
  • 8. WorkflowAddress (string)GeocoderGeofield
  • 9. Whats an Address/Location?You tell me:1. Pittsburgh2. 100093. Office of Academic & Enrollment Services1200 West Harrison StreetChicago, Illinois 60607-7161Addressfield Module ( http://drupal.org/project/addressfield )Geocoder autocomplete ( http://drupal.org/project/geocoder_autocomplete )
  • 10. Leaflet - Javascript Mapping LibraryIt works! Theres documentation!- "Lightweight"- "HTML5"- "Mobile friendly"From the Leaflet homepage:"Leaflet is designed withsimplicity, performance andusability in mind."
  • 11. FinishedProduct
  • 12. Hey, What About WordPress???TAGSPlugin: MappingPlugin: MapsForum: MappingForum: Maps
  • 13. WordPress PluginsMapPress Easy Google Mapshttp://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/mappress-google-maps-for-wordpress/Leaflet Plugin (check out the features):http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/leaflet-maps-marker/MapBox Plugin for Wordpresshttp://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/mapbox/http://mapbox.com/blog/mapbox-wordpress/All-in-One Event Calendar (includes map)http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/all-in-one-event-calendar/
  • 14. Thank YouLeo Robert KleinWeb CoordinatorAcademic & Enrollment Serviceslrk@uic.eduUIC WebmastersBrownbag